The Process of Anger in Relationships: A Personal Perspective I hate you because I need you

Angela Burper

Abstract


Anger is a complicated affect. This paper reflects on how the therapeutic relation can help to explore its function as a psychological protection and the several issues that are underneath it. In this personal case study, the dyad mother-daughter is also described.


Keywords


genuine anger; cover-up emotions; pain; self-protection; therapeutic relationship; healing process

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